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Lynsey May

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Contact: hello@lynseymay.com
Local authority: Edinburgh City
Languages: English
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Lynsey May is a prize-winning writer living and working in Scotland. Her debut novel, Weak Teeth, will be published by Polygon in 2023. Lynsey has appeared at a festivals and events across the UK, running workshops, giving readings and taking part in panel events. She is also experienced in chairing and enjoys talking about everything to do with writing, from craft to practical, everyday tips.

(Photo credit: John Need Media)

Local authorities can visit

Aberdeen City; Aberdeenshire; Angus; Argyll and Bute; Clackmannanshire; Dumfries and Galloway; Dundee; East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Highland; Inverclyde; Midlothian; Moray; Na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles); North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Orkney Islands; Perth and Kinross; Renfrewshire; Scottish Borders; Shetland; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire; West Lothian

Events can deliver

Chairing events; Mentoring; Panel event; Reading; Residency; Talk; Workshop

Topics of work

Contemporary fiction; Death, grief & bereavement; Gender equality; Health including mental health & wellbeing; Loneliness & isolation; Publishing & getting published

Age groups published for


Age groups can work with

12-14; 15-18; 18+

Audience size

0-10; 11-30; 31-100; 100-500; 500+